<br />MINUTES OF THE ADJOURNED PORTION OF THE SEPTEMBER 22, 1958 REGULAR MEETING OF THE EDINA VILLAGE COUNCIL,
<br />HELD MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1958, AT 7:OO P.M., AT THE
<br />EDINA VILLAGE HALL -_ ..
<br />Members answering Rollcall were Bank, Dickson, Kohler, Tupa and Bredesen.
<br />D PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PETITIONS FOR PERMITS TO PLAT, AND TO BUILD, IN NON-CONFORMANCE
<br />WITH VILLAGE ZONING ORDINANCE.
<br />were presented by Clerk, for "Notice of Public Hearings", reviewed and ordered
<br />placed on file.
<br />conducted, and action taken as hereinafter recorded:
<br />Willard's Subdivision, into four lots; 3 with 75-fOot frontages and 10,500 square
<br />feet, and 1 with 65-foot frontage and 10,500 square feet. Planning Director
<br />informed the Council that this is a re-plat of 40-fOot lots; that, because of a
<br />Sanitary Sewer Easement between Lots 29 and 30, this seems to be the best and
<br />most pract&cal way to plat; that the Planning Commission recommends approval
<br />as submitted. There were no objections registered from the floor, and none had
<br />been received prior to the Hearing.
<br />accordance with Commission's recommendations was seconded by Tupa, and on
<br />Rollcall there were five ayes and no nays, as follows: Bank, aye; Dickson, aye;
<br />Kohler, aye; and Tupa, aye; and Bredesen, aye; and the motion was unanimously
<br />Affidavit of Publication and Affidavit of Posting
<br />Pursuant to this notice, the following public hearings were
<br />1. PETITION OF MR. DALE JOHNSON for permit to plat Lots 24-30, incl., I
<br />Dickson's motion that plat be approved in
<br />2, PETITION OF MR. KARL KRAHL for permit to plat tract just North of
<br />proposed Crosstown Highway, between Xerxes and Zenith Avenues, into two lots of
<br />74'x135' and two lots of 76'x135'.
<br />Planning Commission has approved this plat; that it will be immediately North of
<br />the North Service Road for the proposed Crosstown Highway. Mr. Normand Rafshol,
<br />6116 Abbott Avenue, led a delegatiun in opposition to the plat; but, after the
<br />discussion recorded immediately hereafter, admitted they had no objection to
<br />the plat itsedf. Tupa moved that plat be
<br />approved, motion was seconded by Bank; and on Rollcall there were five ayes and
<br />no nays, as follows: Bank, aye; Dickson, aye; Kohler, aye; and Tupa, aye; and
<br />Bredesen, aye; and the motion was unanimously carried.
<br />KARL KRAHL COMMERCIAL OPERATION FROTESTED. Delegation from Abbott and
<br />Zenith Avenues, led by Mr. Normand Rafshol, 6116 Abbott, and Mr. L.L. Corlette,
<br />6116 Zenith Avenue, objected to Mr. Krahl's operating a commercial enterprise at
<br />62nd Street and Xerxes Avenue, in the Open Development District.
<br />explained that Mr, Krahl was operating at this location before the Zoning
<br />Ordinance was adopted and is, therefore, in non-conforming use of the property.
<br />Mr. Rafshol reported that Mr, -ah1 is running tandem trucks, with 42,000#
<br />capacity down Bbbott Avenue at considerable speed; that trucks, cats and other
<br />heavy road machines are left out in the open and are repaired at Mr. Krahl's
<br />premises. He reported that the Abbott Avenue residents are fearful for the ' safety of their children and want the street posted.
<br />that commercial operations begin as early as 6:OO A.M., with much noise and
<br />Avenue only twice this summer, and with Village permission, at the times he has
<br />been hauling materials for the village under contract. It was also stated that
<br />the proposed highway will end Mr. Krahl's operation. Mr, Rafshol insisted that
<br />Mr, Krahl be prohibited from routing his trucks down Abbott Avenue; and Attorney
<br />Hasselquist was asked as to whether the Council can legally post this non-
<br />blacktopped street. He was unable to give an immediate opinion, and stated he
<br />would investigate and report back to Manager.
<br />check would be made as to need for, and advisability of, posting Abbott Avenue
<br />against heavy axle loads.
<br />Planning Director Swanson reported that the
<br />No written objections were filed.
<br />Manager Hyde
<br />Mr. Corlette complained
<br />Mr. Krahl told the Council that trucks have been routed along Abbott
<br />Delegation was informed that
<br />3. PETITION OF MR. L.C, PARNELL, 314 John Street, for permit to construct It was noted, here,
<br />Bank moved
<br />an unattached garage within two feet of his property line.
<br />that Notice of Public Hearing was incorrect; and that, also, Planning Commission
<br />had recommended approval of a garage "within 3 feet from lot line".
<br />that Hearing be postponed un&il such time as propercpotice can be mailed. Nbtion
<br />seconded by Tupa, Further discussion had as to the necessity for location of the
<br />garage within two feet from lot line--which is definitely in non-conformance with
<br />the Zoning Ordinance.
<br />Kohler moved that petition be denied,
<br />With the consent of Tupa, Bank withdrew his motion; and
<br />Motion seconded by Dickson and carried.
<br />PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PROPOSED ASSESSMENTS FOR IMPROVEMENTS. Clerk presented Affidavits
<br />of Publication of "Notices of Assessment Hearings" published in Edina-Morningside
<br />Courier September 11 and 18, 1958. Affidavits were reviewed, approved as to form
<br />and ordered placed on file. Mayox Bjfedesen announced that, because of contingencies
<br />which had arisen since original computation of assessments, Hearings will not be
<br />held this evening on proposed assessments for Curb and Gutter Improvement No. B-54,
<br />and Blacktopping Improvements Nos. A-115 and A-118.
<br />the following Public Hearings were conducted, and action was taken as hereinafter
<br />Then, pursuant to Notices,